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Honduran migrants who are traveling to the U.S. as a group get a free ride in the back of a driver's truck as they make their way through Zacapa, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemala again Wednesday, hoping to reach the United States despite President Donald Trump's threat to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets DemocratsMore than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala have resumed their journey toward the United States, even as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections
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The Latest: Mexico says no special treatment for caravanMexico's government says people in a caravan of Honduran migrants headed for the U.S. will be treated the same as anyone else entering the country
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Haitians protest alleged misuse of Petrocaribe fundsA protest by tens of thousands of people across Haiti has turned violent as anger grows over the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance program sponsored by Venezuela
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Brazil presidential candidates woo religious leadersBrazil's presidential candidates are wooing religious leaders ahead of a runoff in the Latin American country that has sizable Catholic and evangelical populations
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Former Tropical Storm Tara dissipates in Pacific off MexicoTropical Storm Tara weakened to a depression and then dissipated after drenching Mexico's central Pacific coast while moving just offshore
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A Honduran migrant carries his son as he walks toward the U.S., in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Trump warns of aid cut over migrant caravan now in GuatemalaU.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally, reacting to a caravan of some 2,000 migrants advancing through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the U.S.
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President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: Trump expands aid threat over migrant caravanU.S. President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter again to warn Central American countries they could lose aid if they don't stop migrants heading to the United States
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Brazil's Temer charged with corruption, money launderingBrazil's federal police are recommending in a new case that President Michel Temer be put on trial for corruption, money laundering and criminal association
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Brazil presidential candidates exchange insults on TwitterThe far-right front-runner and his left-leaning challenger in Brazil's presidential race have engaged in a heated exchange of tweets less than two weeks before their runoff election
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UN anti-graft body in Guatemala says visas denied, revokedA U.N. commission investigating corruption in Guatemala says President Jimmy Morales' government has denied or revoked visas for about a dozen of its personnel
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Brazil's federal police bring new corruption charges against President Michel TemerBrazil's federal police bring new corruption charges against President Michel Temer
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Cuban diplomats disrupt UN meeting called by US on prisonersAbout 20 Cuban diplomats and supporters have disrupted a U.N. meeting called by the United States to spotlight the island nation's political prisoners, banging on tables and shouting "Cuba, yes! U.S. blockade, no!"
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Confessed killer of Mexican women ordered held for trialA Mexican man and his female companion have been ordered held in prison pending trial in the killing of a woman, though the man has confessed to murdering at least nine more and even claimed to have sold their bones
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What US aid is on the line to HondurasWhat US aid is on the line to Honduras
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Mothers searching for the disappeared get Notre Dame AwardThe University of Notre Dame has presented its 2018 Notre Dame Award to a group of Mexican mothers who have led a tireless, years-long search for missing loved ones.
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